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Alleged day care abuse, a drive-thru beating and more this week in crime

Alleged day care abuse, a drive-thru beating and more this week in crime

May 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 23 through May 30.

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Stalking suspect faces more charges after investigation

Stalking suspect faces more charges after investigation

May 30th, 2014 8:23 pm by Wes Bunch

The most recent charges against Albert Joseph Toronjo, 63, 1608 Redwood Dr., include stalking, assault, aggravated criminal trespass and theft of property under $500.

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Escape attempt at Lee federal prison fails

Escape attempt at Lee federal prison fails

May 30th, 2014 7:24 pm by Wes Bunch

Prison spokesman Mark Ryan said staff responded quickly to capture the inmates before they could get beyond the prison's secure perimeter. "The institution remains secure, all inmates are accounted for, and at no time was the public in danger."

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Police: Sandwich squabble leads to 50 pot plants

Police: Sandwich squabble leads to 50 pot plants

May 30th, 2014 1:52 pm by NET News Service

A fight over a sandwich led Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies to 50 marijuana plants, resulting in the arrest a Gray couple Friday, according to a news release.

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Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

May 30th, 2014 11:10 am by Associated Press

A Massachusetts man who knew the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was charged Friday with obstructing the investigation into the deadly bombings.

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Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

May 30th, 2014 9:59 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly triggered a Kingsport crash with an illegal U-turn — leaving a juvenile victim with injuries — has been arrested after dumping his vehicle and stripping the tags, but failing to remove personal information from inside the cab.

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Tenn. fugitive arrested in Reno SWAT team standoff

Tenn. fugitive arrested in Reno SWAT team standoff

May 30th, 2014 7:33 am by Associated Press

Police say the man made threats and indicated he was armed so they closed off a block around the hotel in the main casino district while a SWAT team initiated negotiations.

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Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

May 29th, 2014 11:28 pm by Wes Bunch

Four male juveniles were apprehended Thursday by Kingsport police for allegedly stealing Popsicles and candy during burglaries carried out at George Washington Elementary on back-to-back days this week.

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Ex-Coeburn town manager must serve 8 months, pay $25K for embezzlement

Ex-Coeburn town manager must serve 8 months, pay $25K for embezzlement

May 29th, 2014 10:42 pm by Stephen Igo

Former Coeburn Town Manager Loretta Mays was sentenced Thursday to serve eight months of a 15-year prison sentence as well as pay restitution of nearly $25,000 for embezzling funds from a town recreational facility.

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41 charged in dead deer insurance scam

41 charged in dead deer insurance scam

May 29th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

Forty-one people in Philadelphia have been charged in what prosecutors call an elaborate insurance fraud scheme that used dead deer to fake car accidents.

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